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FREE Preparing Caregivers for Medical Emergencies | Los Altos Hills

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Los Altos Hills Town Hall

26379 Fremont Ave

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Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

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FREE Preparing Caregivers for Medical Emergencies

This class is good for different types of caregivers: caregivers for the elderly or clients with access and functional needs, nannies, or babysitters.

Instructor: Santa Clara County Fire Department Staff

The purpose of this class is to provide you with the knowledge and tools needed to help you and your client(s) prepare for a medical emergency.

Program topics may include:

  • Your Role As a Caregiver During Emergencies: Learn what you will need to do to be an efficient and effective caregiver to handle a medical emergency.
  • How to Identify a Medical Emergency: What symptoms necessitate a 9-1-1 call for first responder assistance and why.
  • Understanding the EMS System: Identify and discuss how emergency resources are utilized within Santa Clara County.
  • Calling 9-1-1 in an Emergency: Learn what 7 questions a 9-1-1 Dispatcher needs answers to and how to be prepared to answer them.
  • Give Emergency Responders What They Need: Understanding what paramedics and firefighters need after they arrive on scene.
  • Be Prepared and communicate with your client: Obtain current medical information and create an emergency contact list. Learn about where you can register to become CPR and First Aid certified.

Class time: 11:00am to 12:00pm.

Engine Tour: 12:00pm to 12:30pm - Firefighters arrive for Q&A and to show the fire engine and equipment.

You can also register by calling 650.947.2518 - Los Altos Hills Senior Center

To find information on the many other classes Santa Clara County Fire provides, visit: www.sccfd.org and search under "Education & Preparedness".

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